Blue Ox is a community of bluegrass, roots and Americana music lovers that welcomes attendees of all ages. This independently-run festival was created for the people by the people. Festival organizers go out of their way to create an organic and authentic experience for every attendee. Blue Ox takes place in a wooded area of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Here is your guide to Blue Ox Festival 2017.
Blue Ox Festival Dates & Location
Blue Ox Music Festival takes place Thursday, June 8th through Saturday, June 10th, 2017 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin at Whispering Pines Campground.
Blue Ox Festival Lineup
Blue Ox lineup will bring the best bands in bluegrass, roots and Americana music to the main stage, including Punch Brothers, Drive-by Truckers, Sam Bush Band, Dead Man Winter and Son Volt.
Blue Ox Festival Tickets
All general admission passes include an unreserved tent camping site and parking in the adjacent lot. If you require an RV campsite, electricity or a car camping pass, those are available for purchase as well. If you’d prefer to stay off site, check our Where to Stay section below.
1-day Saturday GA Pass – $90
2-day GA Pass – $145
3-day GA Pass – $165
Getting to Blue Ox Festival
Car – The venue address is 5024 Crescent Ave. Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Parking is included in your general admission pass.
Shuttle – The official Blue Ox Festival Shuttle will only serve their partner hotels and a couple other stops in the area. See the shuttle schedule. Shuttle passes can be purchased for $30/person for three days or $12/person for one day, and are good for unlimited rides.
Where to Stay for Blue Ox Festival
If you prefer not to camp, your best bet is to stay at one of Blue Ox’s partner hotels. That way you can catch the festival shuttle to the festival grounds and back each day. See the full list of official Blue Ox Hotels below and click to book your stay before they fill up.
- Quality Inn on Craig Road
- Super 8 on W. MacArthur Ave.
- America’s Best Value Inn on W. Clairemont Ave.
- The Lismore Hotel on Gibson St.